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Best Labor Day Smartwatch Deals 2020: Apple and Samsung

The smartwatch sits at that happy halfway point between a necessary fashion accessory and a digital one — and right now we’re seeing some great Labor Day smartwatch deals. While these handy gadgets used to be all about convenience (“I don’t have to pull out my phone” was the popular refrain), now they are loaded with all kinds of features that can help with everything from health, to exercise, to managing your smart home. Around this time of year, we see some amazing Labor Day sales as a matter of course, but if you’re in the market for a smartphone, you might want to keep these smartwatch deals in mind. Check your watch: it’s time to save!

Today’s Best Labor Day Smartwatch Deals

  • Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, GPS)$169, was $199
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (40mm, GPS)$180, was $200
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm, GPS) — $199, was $229
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm, GPS)$229, was $250
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm, GPS)$249, was $270
  • Garmin Vivioactive 4 (45mm, GPS)$290, was $350
  • Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm, GPS) with AppleCare+$493, was $508
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Garmin Vivoactive 4S GPS Smartwatch (40mm)

$300 $409
This is the perfect watch for smaller wrists. With its rose gold case and white band it features GPS tracking, music, energy monitoring, and more than 20 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps.
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Garmin Instinct Smartwatch with GPS

$250 $330
This outdoors-focused smartwatch is thermal, shock, and water-resistant, with GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo to keep your hike on track and the TracBack feature to help you navigate back the way you came.
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Michael Kors Access Gen 5 Lexington Smartwatch Powered with WearOS by Google

$228 $325
This stylish Michael Kors watch not only looks amazing, it means you can leave your phone at home with built-in Google Assistant, Google Pay, GPS, and smartphone notifications.
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Fitbit Versa Lite

$125 $160
The only fitness tracker you'll ever need, the Versa Lite has heart-rate and sleep monitoring, over 15 exercise modes to track your workouts, and a lightweight, swimproof design (to 50 metres).
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Kate Spade New York Scallop Smartwatch 2 Gift Set

$237 $298
Not all smart watches have to look industrial. Kate Spade's high-tech timepiece has some whimsical touches like scalloped engravings on its bevel for a quirky look.
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Diesel On Men's Axial Touchscreen Stainless Steel Smartwatch

$316 $350
This industrial sports watch doesn't just come with a tough-as-nails exterior, it also offers some technological features like heart rate tracking, GPS-tracking, and a 24-hour battery life.
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Fitbit Ionic

$169 $250
The Ionic is the fitness smartwatch for the music lover. It has GPS to accurately track your workout, and space for over 300 songs so you can listen to your jam while you get fit.
WITH ELIGIBLE TRADE-IN
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Samsung Galaxy Watch in Rose Gold (42mm, Bluetooth)

$155 $260
With this watch you can stay active and prioritize wellness. Track your sleep cycle, get hydration reminders, and enjoy up to five days of battery life from a single charge.
REFURBISHED
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Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm)

$370 $429
The larger 44mm variant of the Apple Watch Series 5 boasts GPS, an aluminum case, and a silicone sport band. With heart-rate monitoring and personalized coaching, it's the ultimate fitness accessory.
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Fossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Touchscreen Smartwatch

$236 $275
Not all smartwatches have to look "techie." This Fossil watch combines a sleek style with powerful Wear OS capabilities to track heart rate, get smartphone notifications, control music, and much more
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Garmin fēnix 5 GPS Smartwatch, Slate Gray

$334 $500
The Garmin Fenix 5 is an older model that is still a great fitness partner for athletes with built-in activity profiles, performance metrics, and smart notifications.
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Garmin Vivoactive 4

$350 $410
Pick up this silver smartwatch with a grey band and you can enjoy animated workouts to help you hone your technique, plus GPS, Pulse Ox sensors, and body energy monitoring.
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Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Running Watch

$99 $170
This easy-to-use GPS running watch features a wrist-based heart rate monitor, smart notifications, live tracking, music controls, step counter, calorie counter, and more, making it ideal for fitness.
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Michael Kors Access Runway Smartwatch Powered with Wear OS by Google

$140 $295
If you prefer a seriously stylish smartwatch, this is the one for you. With its gold case and black band, you'll look great in this watch while remaining organized thanks to smartphone notifications.
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Michael Kors Access Sofie Touchscreen Smartwatch

$172 $350
Thanks to countless designers, there are several smartwatches that would look right at home on any wrists. A solid option is the Michael Kors Access Sofie, and it is discounted on Amazon right now.
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Certified Refurbished Apple Watches

Up to $180 off

When it comes to Apple Watches, you can save a generous buck by opting for a refurbished option without losing out on any of the functionality of a brand-new one.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch in Midnight Black (42mm)

$219 $260
With its cool rotating bezel navigation and stellar battery life, this smartwatch from Samsung is the one you need. Samsung Pay and fitness tracking means you can leave your phone at home.
REFURBISHED
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Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 40mm)

$367 $399
The 40mm variant of the Series 5 has a gold aluminum case, pink sand sports band, GPS, and handy features like heart-rate monitoring and menstrual cycle tracking to keep you healthy.
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Fitbit Versa 2

$177 $212
Stay motivated with the Versa 2 smartwatch, which features heart rate, sleep, and swim tracking, while playing your favorite tracks. Alexa is built-in for productivity on-the-go.
REFURBISHED
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Fitbit Versa (Renewed)

$130 $162
With on-screen workouts to motivate you, trackers for activity, sleep, and heart-rate, and an impressive four days of battery life, this is the Versa for you if wellness is your priority.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm, GPS, Bluetooth, LTE)

$259 $300
Stay fit and look professional with this Samsung Galaxy Watch. You'll be able to stay connected on the go and keep tabs on your health and wellness, with sleep tracking and hydration reminders.
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Fossil Women's Sport Metal and Silicone Touchscreen Smartwatch

$200 $275
Strike a balance between function and flair with the Fossil Gen 4 Sport women's smartwatches. Powered by Google's WearOS, it has 24-hour battery life and weighs up to 40% less than other models.

How to Choose A New Smartwatch

Selecting a new smartwatch, or a first smartwatch, can be a little tricky, because there are a ton out there (from Fitbit to the Apple Watch) and they offer really different features and applications.

Ask yourself what you most want your smartwatch for, aka how will you use it? Is it for everyday use, like checking your emails on incoming calls during meetings, or for while you’re out running errands? Or do you need something that’s more of a fitness and health monitor to help you count your steps, or laps, or burned calories, or monitor your heart rate? Also, we need to consider our other tech. In an ideal world, everything would just work with everything, and companies are making strides to make sure their tech lines up with others’. But frankly, this is not the same as buying a soundbar to go with a TV.

For example, if you’re an iPhone user, you are going to want to look for an Apple Watch. There are just too many consistencies to ignore. Then again, if your smartphone uses Android, there are tons more options for you, including Google Wear OS, or a Samsung device like the Samsung Galaxy Watch (consistently the best rated for Android users). These Android-compatible smartwatches have some fantastic fitness-tracking capabilities, but something to keep in mind is exactly what kind of workouts you do. If you’re a swimmer, make sure that your new watch is built both to resist water, and to count your laps. Are you a Barry’s Bootcamp person? See that it can count pushups. Make sure you’re getting the right watch for you.

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